636-0119-00L  Introduction to Statistics and R

SemesterAutumn Semester 2022
LecturersJ. Kuipers
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


636-0119-00 GIntroduction to Statistics and R
Attention: Lecture starts on Thursday, September 29
This lecture will take place in classroom in Basel.
3 hrs
Thu16:15-19:00BSA E 46 »
J. Kuipers
636-0119-00 AIntroduction to Statistics and R
Project Work (Compulsory continuous performance assessments), no fixed presence required
2 hrsJ. Kuipers

Catalogue data

AbstractThis course offers a practical introduction to the fundamentals of data analysis and R
ObjectiveTo acquire the statistical understanding to design an appropriate analysis and the practical skills to implement the analysis in R and present the results.
ContentData analysis is fundamental for arriving at scientific conclusions and testing different hypotheses. This course offers a hands-on introduction to statistical analyses including: exploratory data analysis, testing differences in populations, p-values, power calculations, multiple testing, confounding, linear regression, maximum likelihood, model selection, and logistic regression; along with the fundamentals of R programming including markdown and data handling with the tidyverse.
Lecture notesLecture slides will be available
Prerequisites / NoticeAccess to Rstudio with some markdown and tidyverse packages installed.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits6 credits
ExaminersJ. Kuipers
Typesession examination
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionThe performance assessment is only offered in the session after the course unit. Repetition only possible after re-enrolling.
Mode of examinationoral 20 minutes
Additional information on mode of examinationFinal grade: 62.5% oral examination, 37.5% project work.
Project work has to be re-done in case of repetition.
The course includes compulsory continuous performance assessments in the form of project work/assignments, which constitute 37.5% of the final grade.
This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding.

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